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Re: [libvirt] setting up dnsmasq options for PXE boot



On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 03:12:39PM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 02:05:26PM +0300, Dmitry Guryanov wrote:
> > But for working PXE boot it should have also something like
> > --dhcp-boot=pxelinux.0,itchy,192.168.107.1
> 
> This isn't supported by libvirt at the moment, but it would great to
> have a patch which enabled this.  PXE-booting using dnsmasq is very
> reliable, and there's no particular reason why we shouldn't support
> it.

Well the virtual network stuff is local to the host only, and so it
is even more reliable if you just boot the guest in question from
the kernel+initrd directly, instead indirectly giving it the kernel+
initrd via a dodgy PXE server. 

We have a hammer, but I don't think we should use it in this case.

Daniel
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